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Title Mycoremediation and Environmental Sustainability Volume 3 / edited by Ram Prasad, S. Chandra Nayak, Ravindra Nath Kharwar, Nawal Kishor Dubey
Edition 1st ed. 2021
Published Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer, 2021
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Series Fungal Biology, 2198-7785
Fungal Biology, 2198-7785
Contents Preface -- Bioremediation of Toxic Pesticides in Soil Using Some Microbial Products -- Microbial Enzymes in the Bioremediation of Polutants: Emerging Potential and Challenges -- Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi and Remediation Potential of Soils Contaminated by Potentially Toxic Elements -- Nanotechnology and Bioremediation -- Mycoremediation through Redox Mechanisms of Organic Pollutants -- Role of Endophytes in Plant Associated Remediation and Plant Growth Promotion: A Deep Insight -- Microbial Remediation: A Natural Approach for Environmental Pollution Management -- Microbial Biocontrol Agents for Agricultural Soil Remediation: Prospects and Application -- Soil Bioremediation: An Insight into Available Green Technology and Future Developments -- Microbial Bioformulation Technology for Applications in Bioremediation -- Endophytic Fungi Interaction with Transgenic Plants -- Mycoremediation of Plastics for Efficient Waste Management: A Review -- Biotechnology of Beneficial Bacteria and Fungi Useful in Agriculture -- Index
Summary Volume 3 covers recent research with expanded coverage on this important area of remediation. Mycoremediation is the form of bioremediation in which fungi-based technology is used to decontaminate the environment. Fungi are among the primary saprotrophic organisms in an ecosystem, as they are efficient in the decomposition of organic matter. Wood-decay fungi, especially white rot, secretes extracellular enzymes and acids that break down lignin and cellulose. Fungi have been proven to be a very cost-effective and environmentally-friendly way for helping to remove a wide array of toxins from damaged environments or wastewater. These toxins include heavy metals, persistent organic pollutants, textile dyes, leather tanning industry chemicals and wastewater, petroleum fuels, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon, pharmaceuticals and personal care products, pesticides and herbicides, in land, fresh water and marine environments. Bioremediation of toxic organics by fungi is the most sustainable and green route for cleanup of contaminated sites and we discuss the multiple modes employed by fungi for detoxification of different toxic and recalcitrant compounds including prominent fungal enzymes viz., catalases, general lipase, laccases, peroxidases and sometimes intracellular enzymes, especially the cyrochrome P450 monooxygeneses. Fungi play an important role in the biogeochemical cycling of manganese and other redox-active metals, which is related to their ability to survive radiation and other oxidative challenges. This book covers recent research with more detail on the various types of fungi and associated fungal processes used to clean up wastes and wastewaters in contaminated environments, and discusses their potential for environmental applications
In Springer Nature eBook
Subject Fungi.
Plant biotechnology.
Botanical chemistry.
Form Electronic book
Author Prasad, Ram. editor.
Nayak, S. Chandra. editor.
Kharwar, Ravindra Nath. editor.
Dubey, Nawal Kishor. editor.
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ISBN 9783030544225